Oklahoma lands Eastern Washington transfer Tanner Groves

Eastern Washington big man Tanner Groves, who dazzled in his one game in the NCAA Tournament, is transferring to Oklahoma.With the Sooners, he’ll have two annual meetings with Big 12 opponent Kansas. It was against the Jayhawks that he scored 35 points in the Eagles’ first-round loss in the tournament. Kansas rallied from 10 points down in the second half to beat the 14th-seeded Eagles 93-84.The 6-foot-9 Groves, who is from Spokane, Wash., was the Big Sky Conference player of the year. He averaged 17.2 points and 8.0 rebounds on the season and shot 56.0 percent.

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